Action Alerts

Former Ag Council President Mary Ann Arnold Passed Away

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Ag Council of Arkansas President and Mayor of Marked Tree Arkansas, Mary Ann Arnold, passed away on December 21st at 90 years of age. Arnold served as president of the Ag Council of Arkansas in 1987 and carried many other accomplishments that gained her recognition into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame and the […] Read more...

Smart Farm to Offer Product Demonstration in Jonesboro February 5th, 7th, and 9th

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Smart Farm Systems, an irrigation water management automation system developed in Arkansas, will host product demonstrations in Jonesboro in February. The demonstrations are available for anyone interested in learning more about the system. The meeting will also offer farmers interested in the technology the opportunity to discuss with Smart Farm representatives how to incorporate the […] Read more...

Ag Council Annual Meeting Preps Members for New Year

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 14th and 15th board members of the Ag Council of Arkansas met in Little Rock at the Capital Hotel for the organization’s 78th annual meeting. On Thursday, the board of directors conducted a business session in which they approved updated resolutions and conducted other business items for the organization. The board also hosted […] Read more...

Plant Board to Meet January to Discuss Dicamba Regulations

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board will meet again in January to reconsider its proposed rules related to dicamba use in 2018 after the general assembly sent the rules back to the Plant Board with instructions for considering alternative options. The pesticide committee of the plant board will meet January 3rd. The instructions set forth by […] Read more...

Tax Reform Becomes Law

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 20th, in a single day, tax reform legislation was approved in rapid fashion by the House and Senate and delivered to the president for his signature. President Trump signed the measure into law on December 22nd. The legislation had ping-ponged between the House and Senate in recent weeks. The new law was largely […] Read more...
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